Friday, October 21, 2011

Slipknot named Best Metal Debut Album of past 25 years

Readers of UK rock magazine Metal Hammer have overwhelmingly named Slipknot’s 19999 self-titled disc the Best Metal Debut in the past 25 years.

Over 16,000 fans participated in the special 25th Anniversary Poll, with Slipknot taking about a third of all votes – ahead of debuts from the likes of Guns N’ Roses, Korn, Machine Head and Pantera.

Slipknot recently played the Rock In Rio festival, on a bill headlined by Metallica – check out the band’s full set here.

Metal Hammer reader’s poll (2011)
Top Metal Debut of Past 25 Years

01. Slipknot – Slipknot (32.27%)
02. Korn – Korn (8.88%)
03. Guns N’ Roses – Appetite For Destruction (8.84%)
04. Rammstein – Herzeleid (6.92%)
05. Pantera – Cowboys From Hell (6.2%)
06. System Of A Down – System Of A Down (4.67%)
07. Linkin Park – Hybrid Theory (3.78%)
08. Machine Head – Burn My Eyes (3.35%)
09. Bullet For My Valentine – The Poison (3.01%)
10. Rage Against The Machine – Rage Against The Machine (2.78%)

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Slipknot – Spit It Out (1999)

See also:

Corey Taylor announces North American solo tour
VIDEO: Slipknot guitarist interviewed at Rock in Rio
VIDEO: Watch full Slipknot set from Rock In Rio 4
VIDEO: Watch full Stone Sour set from Rock In Rio 4
Corey Taylor undergoes eye surgery